|Firing Line with William F. Buckley: Saint or Sinner: Junipero Serra - Southern Educational Communications Association (SECA)|
Description: In this episode of William F. Buckley's Firing Line television show, the Reverend Noel Maholy and Edward Castillo join Buckley to discuss Junipero Serra.Firing Line Program Catalog: Junipero Serra, the Franciscan founder of the string of missions along the California coast, had been beatified by Pope John Paul II, raising protests from those, like Mr. Castillo, who believe "that the system that he established here was not of benefit to the Indians." Today's conversation doesn't alwa...
Keywords: Buckley, William F. (William Frank), 1925-2008; Maholy, Noel; Castillo, Edward; Shrum, Robert; californialightandsound; Serra, Junipero, 1713-1784; Indians, Treatment of -- California -- History; Missionaries -- California; California
|Vernon Miller, An Oral History|
Note: Part 1 begins abruptly and audio cuts out from 00:30:32 to 00:30:44. Beginning of part 2 has about a minute of overlapping content with the end of part 1. Part 2 ends abruptly. Description: Oral interview with Vernon Miller, born March 26, 1927, in the Old Indian Camp near Lone Pine, California. Mr. Miller talks about the history and culture of the Owens Valley Paiute, specific to Fort Independence, including the Paiute's forced march to Fort Tejon in 1863 and the Owens Valley Indian Wars ...
Keywords: californialightandsound; California, Eastern; Indians of North America--California; Indians, Treatment of--California--History; Indians of North America--California--Government relations; Oral History; Race discrimination -- United States; Ranching--California--History; United States--Politics and government
|Evelyn Eaton, An Oral History|
Description: Oral interview with Evelyn Eaton, born 1902, in Switzerland. Ms. Eaton resided in Independence, California from 1960 thorugh her death in 1982. Stories included relate to Ms. Eaton's early life in England and Canada, her career as a war correspondent and life in Europe, the Philippines, and the Orient. As well, she shares memories of teaching at Deep Springs College, interaction with the Owens Valley Paiutes, the founding of the Deepest Valley Theatre, and her role in the Draco Foun...
Keywords: californialightandsound; California, Eastern; World War II; Art; Deserts--California, Southern; Education-California; Feminism; Indians of North America--California; Indians, Treatment of--California--History; Music Theatre; Music; Poetry; Sixties (Twentieth century decade); Spiritual retreats; United States--Social conditions--1960-1980; Universities and colleges--California--History--20th century; Women in education; Women teachers--California; World War II; Paiute Indians; Oral history